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Do Business in Germany – Focus on North Rhine Westphalia

16th October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join this free morning workshop to discover the business opportunities that Germany and specifically North Rhine Westphalia (NRW) can offer to UK companies!

NRW is regarded as the ‘economic powerhouse of Europe’ [1] generating 20.8% of German GDP, putting it ahead of countries such as Sweden, Poland and Belgium. [2] With over 160 million people living in a 500km radius of the state capital Dusseldorf, NRW offers huge potential to UK companies looking to sell into the German market. NRW is Germany’s industrial and technology heartland with key sectors including advanced engineering, energy, life science, logistics, chemicals, automotive and ICT.

Join the Department for International Trade in the East of England and NRW.Invest Germany for this seminar consisting of market presentations and a networking lunch. The session is suitable for both new and existing exporters, and after lunch there will be an opportunity to have 1-2-1 meetings with the speakers.

Topics include:

  • Overview of the German market and NRW
  • The do’s and don’ts of doing business in Germany
  • Establishing a presence in Germany, including legal considerations
  • Next steps to expand into Germany and NRW

Why attend?

There are over 1,500 UK companies located in NRW, with Germany being the first choice for UK firms looking to establish a foothold in mainland Europe. Join us to find out how to capitalise on the opportunities within the German market.

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